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Posted on Dec 29 2014 - 2:00pm by David Decker
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There’s something magical about getting the family together to trim the tree and hang the stockings. What isn’t so magical? Finding space to store and organize your holiday decorations for the rest of the year. Save yourself the holiday headache and consider these five storage solutions for your décor. Christmas Lights Do your Christmas lights always end up in...

Posted on Dec 22 2014 - 5:13pm by David Decker
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                    Artificial Trees Putting away a fake Christmas tree can be a hassle, but storing it the wrong way can make taking it out next year even worse. If you’re dismantling the tree, sort the pieces by tier. Many fake trees have color-coded pieces, which is a great way to organize them too. Also...

Posted on Dec 1 2014 - 8:26pm by Guest Contributor
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                  It’s that time of year; we’re digging out our Christmas lights and getting ready to do some decorating for the holidays. I can’t believe it; I just heard Christmas music on the radio today. That’s always a sign. If you’re like most people, when you go digging for your holiday...

Part of what I love about my job as Content and Social Marketing Manager is talking with others about how something as simple as storage can have such a positive impact on lives. Recently, I talked with Carl Northcliff, a Navy veteran who served on the U.S.S. Yorktown during the Persian Gulf conflict. Despite suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and...

Posted on Nov 3 2014 - 3:00pm by Dayna Hathaway
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Dare to transform yourself into a DIY elf, and you’ll see some smiles when gifts are opened! It’s barely autumn, true. Yet, this is the perfect time to get started on making your own holiday gifts. Just follow the links for tutorials. Creative DIY Gifts for Adults 1. Herb Garden Coffee Table: They’ll never see it coming, but those with sunrooms and a bit of...

Posted on Oct 30 2014 - 3:48pm by Dayna Hathaway
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Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things that make our blood run cold. When using self-storage, there are plenty of possible pitfalls — and these frightful disasters will likely give you the chills. Luckily, we have some tips for how to prevent common self-storage mistakes. Here is our list of top scary storage nightmares, along with simple ways to avoid...

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 3:59pm by Garret Stembridge
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You like haunted houses huh? Well this haunted house of clutter is bound to make any well-organized person SCREAM!!! Don’t let scary clutter haunt you and your house! These 12 tips will keep each room in your house free from clutter, thus saving your vocal chords and sanity. Bathroom 1. Keep extra rolls of toilet paper in a tall basket. 2. Toss old make-up...

Posted on Oct 27 2014 - 12:03pm by Dayna Hathaway
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Whether your kids spent hours gathering up their loot or you weren’t able to unload your arsenal to trick-or-treaters, chances are you have more candy than you know what to do with post-Halloween Day. You can only eat so much candy at once, so what should you do with the rest? Here are some tips to help store your treats and keep them fresh. Store in an Airtight...

Posted on Oct 3 2014 - 4:23pm by Garret Stembridge
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Alternative Titles: 7 Spooktacular DIY Halloween Costumes Go green this Halloween and leave those cheaply made, cookie-cutter costumes at the store. Using a few simple items from your house, you can make your kids some fun and exciting costumes that they will love on Halloween and beyond. You will not only save money, you’ll also encourage creativity and teach your...

Posted on Jul 2 2014 - 7:43pm by Dayna Hathaway
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  Let freedom (from clutter) ring! In honor of July 4th, we’re celebrating our storage independence with a few lessons from America’s founding fathers (turns out, they were pretty smart guys).     Benjamin Franklin “He that can have patience can have what he will.” Don’t get overwhelmed by the enormity of the task at hand. Tackle clutter...